One of my favorite inspirational quotes: The broken will always be able to love harder than most. Once you've been in the dark, you learn to appreciate everything that shines. So much wisdom in two little sentences.
Outrageous Chocolate Cookies by Martha Stewart. Made these for a Cookie Swap. So rich & delicious! My new favorite cookie dough, too - not that I sample cookie dough, while I bake. :) Link is for 100 Christmas Holiday Cookie Recipes.